For The More Adventurous With More Time - Shore Excursions Available

  1. Wild Play Element Park - Truth or Dare – bungy jumping, King Swing, Monkido, what will it be?
  2. Cedar Yellowpoint Artisan Trail - Meet the local artisans at galleries, crafts and culinary stops.
  3. Cathedral Grove - Stand beneath giant Douglas Fir trees more than 800 years old.
  4. Coombs Market - Wander the little shops, pick up fresh produce, break for an ice cream cone, watch goats graze on the roof!
  5. Cowichan Valley Wineries – Guides lead you into the vineyard then pair cheeses and smoked salmon with a selection of wines for tasting.
  6. Horne Lake Caves - Strap on your helmet and light and follow a guide past crystal formations, waterfalls, and ancient fossils in this park’s protected caves.
  7. Murals of Chemainus - Take a self-guided walking tour of this “small town that did.”  Emily Carr is among the artists of the 41 historic murals painted on businesses, that depict the towns mining, fishing, forestry and First Nations history.
  8. Gabriola Island - Known as the "Isle of the Arts," Gabriola Island is just 20 minutes by ferry.
  9. Longwood Brewpub - Sample some local beer over lunch.
  10. Float plane Tours - experience Nanaimo and the rugged Vancouver Island coastline from a new perspective.
  11. Rent A Car - Both National and Budget offer rental car options in Nanaimo.